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[audio]Light on Life’s Difficulties - James Allen
LibriVox recording of Light on Life’s Difficulties by James Allen. Read in English by Andrea Fiore When a man enters a dark room he is not sure of his movements, he cannot see objects around him, or properly locate them, and is liable to hurt himself by coming into sudden contact with them. But let a light be introduced, and immediately all confusion disappears. Every object is seen, and there is no danger of being hurt...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; New Thought; heaven; love; sin; mind; thought; wisdom; metaphysics; Ego; Law; self-help; sorrow; reality; purity; change; spirit; Occult; peace; happiness; truth; willpower
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[audio]The Burial of the Guns - Thomas Nelson Page
LibriVox recording of The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page. Read in English by Mark F. Smith This is a book of short stories centered around the Civil War and its aftermath. The author was a prominent Virginian in his day, and his writing shows a talent for poignant reminiscences. The title comes from the second story, in which an artillery unit detached from Lee's army determines to follow their last orders - not to let their cannons fall into Union hands - despite Lee's surrender and ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; us civil war; war remembrances
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[audio]The Lure of the Labrador Wild - Dillon Wallace
LibriVox recording of The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace. Read by Tom Weiss The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi River - Lake Michikamau in Labrador and George River in Quebec. His companions on this journey were his friend, New York lawyer Dillon Wallace and an Indian guide from Missannabie, George Elson...
Keywords: librivox/ audiobooks; adventure; nonfiction; memoirs; history; Canada; Leonidas Hubbard; Labrador; Quebec; George Elson
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[audio]The Man Who Fell Through the Earth - Carolyn Wells
LibriVox recording of The Man Who Fell Through the Earth by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Richard Kilmer A lawyer is leaving his office on the top floor of an office building. He sees the shadows of two men fighting through the clouded glass of an office door followed by a shot from the office across the hall. He goes to investigate. He finds no sign of either victim or assailant despite the fact that no one could have passed him in the hallway without being seen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Mystery; Crime
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[audio]The Window at the White Cat - Mary Roberts Rinehart
LibriVox recording of The Window at the White Cat, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. When a clumsy, well-meaning lawyer gets involved with a pair of delightful old maids and a beautiful girl, he must acquire some of the skills of his friends the detective and the newspaperman to solve the puzzle of The White Cat. That’s the name of a back-street political club serving beers, political favors and, occasionally, murder...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; novel; fiction; mystery; rinehart
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[audio]Mary Barton - Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Mary Barton by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Mary Barton is the first novel by English author Elizabeth Gaskell, published in 1848. The story is set in the English city of Manchester during the 1830s and 1840s and deals heavily with the difficulties faced by the Victorian lower class. The novel begins in Manchester, where we are introduced to the Bartons and the Wilsons, two working class families...
Keywords: mary; barton; gaskell; fiction; librivox; audio books
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[audio]A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) - James Joyce
LibriVox recording of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) by James Joyce. Read in English by TadhgA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical first novel. It traces the early life of Stephen Dedalus and his inner struggle with the oppression of Irish society and the Catholic church, ending with his awakening as a poet and writer and self-imposed exile from Ireland.“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experienc...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; dublin; James Joyce; trinity; stephen dedalus; clongowes
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[audio]The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. Read by David Clarke. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France)...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Fiction; Historical; Adventure; Swashbuckling; Revenge; Forgiveness; Napoleon; Louis-Phillipe; Edmond Dantes
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[audio]The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People - L. Frank Baum
LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People, by L. Frank Baum. The Magical Monarch of Mo is a set of stories about the titular king, his queen, and his royal children. The stories are uproariously funny, dealing with topics as absurd as a man losing his temper who then tries to find it, an evil midget who steals a princess's big toe, and an entire city filled with highly civilized monkeys! Join the Monarch and all his friends for a rollicking adven...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Children; Fairy tales; Fantasy; Humor; Short stories
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[audio]Cupid in Africa - Percival Christopher Wren
LibriVox recording of Cupid in Africa by Percival Christopher Wren. Read in English by Kevin Green. Bertram Greene, brilliant student, aesthete, intellectual and shy, decides to make his military father proud of him at last and joins the colonial Indian Army Reserve as a second Lieutenant at the start of Great War. Feeling a complete fish out of water, he is dispatched to India without any training whatsoever, and is expected to take charge of a company of native soldiers...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; adventure; humour; africa; WW1; World War One; action; british army
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[audio]The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse - Homer
LibriVox recording of The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse by Edward Smith-Stanley, Earl of Derby. Read in English by Michael Armenta"It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best representation of Homer's Iliad in the English language." - London Times, 1865"The merits of Lord Derby's translation may be summed up in one word, it is eminently attractive; it is instinct with life; it may be read...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Homer; poetry; Greece; mythology
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[audio]A Cynic Looks At Life - Ambrose Bierce
LibriVox recording of A Cynic Looks At Life by Ambrose Bierce. Read in English by ACBowgus Civilization, Immortality, the Death Penalty, these are just a few of the essays enclosed in this collection, A Cynic Looks At Life. Written by Ambrose Bierce, these essays continue to be thought provoking, offering a valid outlook on life. Summary by DaveC. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Li...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]The Innocence of Father Brown - G. K. Chesterton
Librivox recording of The Innocence of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesteron. Read by Brian Roberg. The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown's ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses that of the "experts" around him, who are fooled into underestimation by the priest's unimpressive outward appearance and, often, by their o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
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[audio]Queen Lucia - Edward Frederic Benson
Librivox recording of Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson. Read by Martin Clifton. E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father, who later went on to become the Archbishop of Canterbury, was the first Headmaster. He wrote 105 books in all. Queen Lucia (first published in 1920) was the first of Benson’s ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels of which there were six. This first book is a comedy of manners based in the provincial village of Riseholme, where Emmeline Lucas (t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; E.F. Benson; Emmeline Lucas; Riseholme
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[audio]The Portrait of a Lady, Volume 1 - Henry James
Librivox recording of The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James. The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880-1881 and then as a book in 1881. It is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer, who "affronts her destiny" and finds it overwhelming. She inherits a large amount of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two American expatriates...
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[audio]On War Volume 1 - Carl von Clausewitz
LibriVox recording of On War, by Carl von Clausewitz Volume 1. Read by Timothy Ferguson (with Linda Ferguson in section 2). A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars. The author's style is dialectical: he makes two strong but opposing statements and then draws them together to describe many facets of war. Free of technical jargon, and suitable for modern readers. This audiobook is based on a 1909 English translation (by J.J...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; military strategy
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[audio]On War (Volumes Two and Three) - Carl von Clausewitz
LibriVox recording of On War (Volumes Two and Three) by Carl von Clausewitz. Read in English by Timothy FergusonPerhaps the most famous work on the philosophy of war, and the effective use of military force, by a European author. (Summary by Timothy Ferguson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; warfare; Carl von Clausewitz; generalship
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[audio]The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure, and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults to...
Keywords: librivox; literature; children; audiobook; Grahame
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[audio]Miss Marjoribanks - Margaret O. Oliphant
LibriVox recording of Miss Marjoribanks by Margaret O. Oliphant. Read in English by Michelle Crandall; mlcuiOne of the so-called "Chronicles of Carlingford", of which there were two short stories and five novels written from 1861 to 1876 by Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant. The Chronicles originally appeared in the famous Blackwood's Magazine. Mrs. Oliphant wrote prolifically in her career, and many of her main characters were independent, resourceful women...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; romance; comedy
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[audio]Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery
LibriVox recording of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. The timeless story of the young orphan girl sent by accident to a brother and sister who had wanted a boy, Anne, with her vivid imagination and sensitive spirit, has enchanted readers for generations. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recor...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anne; green gables; fiction
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[audio]Kitty Alone - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Kitty Alone by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read in English by MaryAnnKate Quarm is a bright and sensitive girl. She lives with her aunt and uncle at Coombe Cellers, a farmhouse, eating house and store occupying a promontory in the estuary of the Teign, in the south of Devon. Kate's father is a dreamer, always off on the next get-rich-quick scheme, wandering across the countryside with his donkey cart...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Schoolmaster; daffodils; fire; atmospheric railway; arson; cockles; winkles; kitty alone; there was a frog lived in a well; a merry mouse lived in a mill
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[audio]The White Company - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
LibriVox recording of The White Company, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Clive Catterall. Set during the Hundred Years' War with France, The White Company tells the story of a young Saxon man who is learning what it is to be a knight. Raised by Cistercian Monks and rejected by a violent elder brother, Alleyn Edricson takes service with one of the foremost knights in the country. When Alleyn falls in love with the knight's daughter, he must prove himself to be a courageous and honourable knigh...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction; knights; Hundred Years' War; Middle Ages; Doyle
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[audio]Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories - Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa's army in 1913/14. (Summaries by Peter Yearsley) The Ways of Ghosts: Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; ghost stories; literature
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[audio]The Lovels of Arden - Mary Elizabeth Braddon
LibriVox recording of The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read by Cathy Barratt The novel traces the return of a young Englishwoman from several years of schooling abroad, to find that her life will not take up where she thought it would. Clarissa Lovel faced not only an emotionally and financially bereft father, but her first glimpse at love - and that not from the best vantage point. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader informati...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Victorian romance
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[audio]The Idiot (Part 01 and 02) - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
LibriVox recording of The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Part 01 and 02)Read by Martin Geeson The extraordinary child-adult Prince Myshkin, confined for several years in a Swiss sanatorium suffering from severe epilepsy, returns to Russia to claim his inheritance and to find a place in healthy human society. The teeming St Petersburg community he enters is far from receptive to an innocent like himself, despite some early successes and relentless pursuit by grotesque fortune-hunters...
Keywords: idiot; dostoyevsky; fiction; novel; audiobook; librivox
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[audio]Framley Parsonage - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Framley Parsonage, by Anthony Trollope Framley Parsonage is the fourth novel in Anthony Trollope's series known as the "Chronicles of Barsetshire", first published in serial form in the Cornhill Magazine in 1860. (Summary by Wikipedia) "Of all novelists in any country, Trollope best understands the role of money. Compared with him even Balzac is a romantic." — W. H. Auden For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or o...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Fiction; Barsetshire
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[audio]The Colored Cadet at West Point - Henry Ossian Flipper
LibriVox recording of The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Ossian Flipper. Read by James K. White. Henry Ossian Flipper--born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia on March 21, 1856--did not learn to read and write until just before the end of the Civil War. Once the war had ended, Flipper attended several schools showing a great aptitude for knowledge. During his freshman year at Atlanta University he applied for admittance to the United States National Military Academy at West Point...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; military; slavery; black
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[audio]The Valley of Fear (Version 2) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
LibriVox recording of The Valley of Fear (Version 2), by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Alisson Veldhuis.] John Douglas has been murdered at Birlstone manner, but Sherlock Holmes' main concern is the missing dumb-bell in the murder room. This fourth and final novel of Sherlock Holmes is based on the real-life adventures of the mob in Pennsylvania and the consequences of betrayal many years later. (Summary by Alisson Veldhuis) For further information, including links to online text, reader infor...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; adventure; mystery; Sherlock Holmes
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[audio]The Lost World - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
LibriVox recording of The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Bob NeufeldThe Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin in Brazil that encountered prehistoric animals. It has been the inspiration for subsequent fiction, including Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; adventure; action; nature fiction
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[audio]The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and is generally considered the culmination of his life's work. The book portrays a parricide in which each of a murdered man's sons share a varying degree of complicity. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel that explores deep into the ethical debates of God, free will, and moralit...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
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[audio]Trailin'! - Max Brand
Librivox recording of Trailin'! by Max Brand. Read by Rowdy Delaney. “Max Brand", the most used pseudonym of Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), is best known today for his western fiction. Faust began in the early twentieth century selling his stories to the pulp magazines, writing in many genres under numerous pseudonyms. He is probably best known as the creator of the character Destry. His novel Destry Rides Again has been filmed several times, most notably the 1939 version starring James...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; western; fiction; Frederick Schiller Faust
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[audio]Supermind - Laurence M. Janifer; Randall Garrett
LibriVox recording of Supermind by Laurence M. Janifer; Randall Garrett. Read in English by Richard Kilmer FBI agent Kenneth Malone lives in a world where psionic powers such as telepathy and teleportation exist. He must cope with them as well as an FBI Director who leaves Malone continually confused about what situation he is being asked to handle and what he is expected to do about it. Someone or something is causing confusion in the U.S...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; fiction; science ficction
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[audio]Letters on an Elk Hunt - Elinore Pruitt Stewart
LibriVox recording of Letters on an Elk Hunt, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. Read by Lynne Carroll and Sherri Vance. This is a sequel to Letters of a Woman Homesteader in which Elinore Rupert (Pruitt) Stewart describes her arrival and early years on a Burntfork Wyoming ranch in 1909-1913. The letters are written to her elderly friend, Mrs. Coney, in Denver. In the present collection of letters, Elinore describes a lively excursion on horseback and wagon into the Wyoming wilderness during July-Octobe...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; biography; memoirs; westerns
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[audio]The Haunted Hotel, A Mystery of Modern Venice - Wilkie Collins
LibriVox recording of The Haunted Hotel, A Mystery of Modern Venice, by Wilkie Collins. Read by Kehinde. A kind, good-hearted genteel young woman jilted, a suspicious death or two that only a few think could be murder, strange apparitions appearing in an hotel all combine to create a horrifying conundrum. Who was the culprit and will finding out finally put an end to the mystery? (Summary by Kehinde) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; horror; ghost; story
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[audio]The Albert Gate Mystery - Louis Tracy
LibriVox recording of The Albert Gate Mystery, by Louis Tracy. Read by Carolin. A new case for barrister and hobby detective Reginald Brett: The imperial diamonds were sent by the Sultan to London, to be cut in Albert Gate mansion by experts, all the while under the especial protection of the British government. One morning, however, the Turkish officials are found dead in the house, and the diamonds have vanished - despite the strict measures taken to protect them...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; diamonds; paris; london; brett; fairholme
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[audio]Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor - Richard Doddridge Blackmore
LibriVox recording of Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore "If anybody cares to read a simple tale told simply" ... thus opens Lorna Doone, one of the best love stories ever written. The novel has inspired at least ten movies and mini-series. "John (in West Country dialect this is pronounced Jan) Ridd is the son of a respectable farmer who was murdered in cold blood by a member of the notorious Doone clan, a once-noble family now living in the isolated Doone Valley...
Keywords: fiction; romance; lorna; doone; blackmore; audio books; librivox
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[audio]The Practice of the Presence of God - Brother Lawrence
LibriVox recording of The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Brother Lawrence was born Nicholas Herman around 1610 in Herimenil, Lorraine, a Duchy of France. His birth records were destroyed in a fire at his parish church during the Thirty Years War, a war in which he fought as a young soldier. It was also the war in which he sustained a near fatal injury to his sciatic nerve...
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[audio]The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (solo version 2) - L. Frank Baum
LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Read by Phil Chenevert. The story chronicles the adventures of a girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz. As Baum says in the introduction "It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out." And it succeeds wonderfully. It is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture and has been widely translated...
Keywords: librivox; audio; children; baum; oz
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[audio]The Game of Life and How to Play It - Florence Scovel Shinn
LibriVox recording of The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn. Read by Amy Conger. Florence Scovel Shinn, an illustrator living in New York City, became a teacher of New Thought after a divorce. New Thought was a movement which holds the belief that individuals can create their own reality through intentional thoughts and prayer, much like the current Law of Attraction movement...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; self help; new thought; prosperity; karma; love; intuition; affirmations
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[audio]A Study in Scarlet (version 3) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
LibriVox recording of A Study in Scarlet, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ashleighjane. A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective characters. He wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the next year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the sto...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; doyle; sherlock holmes; study in scarlet
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[audio]Hagar's Daughter. A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice - Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins
LibriVox recording of Hagar's Daughter. A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice by Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Hagar's Daughter was first published serially in "The Colored American Magazine" in 1901-1902 by Pauline E. Hopkins, a prominent African-American novelist, journalist, historian, and playwright. The book was described as "a powerful narrative of love and intrigue, founded on events which happened in the exciting times immediately following the assassination of Pr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; slavery; abolition; racism; emancipation
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[audio]Der Weihnachtsabend - Eine Geistergeschichte - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of Der Weihnachtsabend - Eine Geistergeschichte, by Charles Dickens. Read in German by Elli. 1843 verfasste Dickens den Roman A Christmas Carol (deutscher Titel: Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte) in der Absicht, die Aufmerksamkeit des Lesers auf die Not der Armen in der Gesellschaft Englands zu lenken. Am 19. Dezember 1843 wurde das Werk mit Illustrationen von John Leech veröffentlicht...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch; Christmas; Weihnachten; Horror/Ghost stories; Geistergeschichte; Weihnachtsabend; Christmas Carol; Charles Dickens
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[audio]Weihnachtsmaerchen fuer Kinder - Luise Buechner
LibriVox recording of Weihnachtsmärchen für Kinder, by Luise Buechner. Read in German by Elli. »Liebe Tante,« sagte eines Abends, grade acht Tage vor Weihnachten, die kleine Mathilde, »du erzählst mir immer von dem Christkindchen, aber gar nichts von seiner Mama. Sage mir doch, wer sie gewesen ist und wo sie gewohnt hat.« »Nun, wenn du hübsch ruhig sitzen und zuhören willst und der Georg auch, dann will ich euch alles erzählen, was ich von dem Christkindchen, von seiner Mama, dem Knec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; hörbuch; holiday; fairy tales; märchen; German; Deutsch; Christmas; Weihnachten; Luise Büchner; Nikolaus; Frau Holle; Christkind
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[audio]The Secret Garden (dramatic reading) - Burnett, Frances Hodgson
LibriVox recording of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's novel is about orphaned Mary Lennox, who is sent to live with her uncle at Misslethwaite Manor in Yorkshire. Initially a sour, bad-tempered child, Mary begins to bloom under the influence of nature when she discovers a long-abandoned garden on the grounds of her uncle's estate. Burnett's novel is brought to life in this dramatic reading by LibriVox volunteers who lend their voices to ...
Keywords: librivox; audio; children; garden; burnett; yorkshire; india; moors
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[audio]Aladdin und die Wunderlampe - Ludwig Fulda
LibriVox recording of Aladdin und die Wunderlampe, by Ludwig Fulda. Read in German by Elli Aladin ist ein junger Mann, der von einem Zauberer beauftragt wird, eine Öllampe in einer magischen Höhle zu finden. Nachdem der Zauberer ihn zu betrügen versucht, behält Aladin die Lampe für sich. Er entdeckt, dass in der Lampe ein Geist steckt, der die Wünsche des Lampenbesitzers erfüllen muss. Mit Unterstützung des hilfreichen Geistes wird Aladin reich und mächtig und heiratet die schöne Tocht...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch; Aladdin; Wunderlampe; Geist; Ludwig Fulda
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[audio]Lament of Gilgamesh (Epic), Gilgamesh - Falstaff

Keywords: Poetry English, Gilgamesh (Akkadian), Tr. by Stephen Mitchell
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[audio]Mary - Mary Wollstonecraft
LibriVox recording of Mary by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read in English by April Gonzales; JoannaHarker; Mary J Eliza, Mary's mother, is obsessed with novels, rarely considers anyone but herself, and favours Mary's brother. She neglects her daughter, who educates herself using only books and the natural world. Ignored by her family, Mary devotes much of her time to charity. When her brother suddenly dies, leaving Mary heir to the family's fortune, her mother finally takes an interest in her; she is ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; romance; feminism
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[audio]The Amateur Cracksman - E.W. Hornung
LibriVox recording of The Amateur Cracksman, by E.W. Hornung. Read by Kristin Hughes. “I'd tasted blood, and it was all over with me. Why should I work when I could steal? Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial billet, when excitement, romance, danger and a decent living were all going begging together?” - A. J. Raffles, The Ides of March. The Amateur Cracksman is the first collection of stories about A...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; raffles; hornung; adventure; mystery
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[audio]The Shuttle - Frances Hodgson Burnett
LibriVox recording of The Shuttle, by Frances Hodgson Burnett read by Tabithat Rosalie Vanderpoel, the daughter of an American multimillionaire marries an impoverished English baronet and goes to live in England. She all but loses contact with her family in America. Years later her younger sister Bettina, beautiful, intelligent and extremely rich, goes to England to find what has happened to her sister...
Keywords: LibriVox; fiction; shuttle
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[audio]The Mysteries of London - George W. M. Reynolds
LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Cori Samuel; Bellona Times; Dave Wills; Kaytee2407; Annapurna; ashleighjane; Lynne Thompson; ElleyKat; Alan Weyman; NatalieOram; Rosie; Michele Eaton; nbvoices; Ravi Shankar; Lisa Phelps Gonzalez; Gabriela Cowan; rookieblue; Rapunzelina; southernemma; Steve C; Judy GuinanThe Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; victorian; mysteries; pulp fiction; soap opera
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